genus Cirsium


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Noun1.genus Cirsium - plume thistlesgenus Cirsium - plume thistles      
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
plume thistle, plumed thistle - any of numerous biennial to perennial herbs with handsome purple or yellow or occasionally white flower heads
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Non-target impact of the weed biological control agent Rhinocyllus conicus on rare native California thistles in the genus Cirsium.